USA TODAY – 10 best indoor water parks you can enjoy in any weather

Whether it’s snowing, raining, or just too hot to play outside, indoor water parks offer an opportunity for a splashing good time no matter the weather or season. We asked a panel of experts to nominate their top picks for water parks, then our readers voted for their favorites. Here are the 10 best indoor water […]

New Alabama State House design documents show expanded footprint, amenities

Alabama Daily News – By Alexander Willis MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Legislative Council heard new details Wednesday about the new Alabama State House, including schematics that show the building will have an expanded footprint, more square footage in both the House and Senate chambers and several new amenities. “It’s going to be a timeless […]

Gulf Shores City Schools breaks ground on new Gulf Shores High School

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WPMI) — Gulf Shores City Schools and the City of Gulf Shores celebrated the start of construction on the new Gulf Shores High School with an official groundbreaking ceremony on April 26, 2024. City and school officials were joined by community leaders, students, residents and project team members to mark the momentous occasion, […]

Construction begins on new dorms along Haley Concourse

By Landi Rutledge | Culture Writer Construction began this week on a new residence hall along Haley Concourse, set to house 371 students and to be completed for the fall 2026 semester. University architect and assistant vice president of planning, design and construction Simon Yendle oversees construction projects across campus. The university has conducted multiple site […]

Two campus facilities receive prestigious LEED certification – Auburn University

Auburn University has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold for the Academic Classroom and Laboratory Complex (ACLC) and LEED Silver for The Edge at the Central Dining Commons. “It is extremely gratifying for these projects to be recognized with such a prestigious award,” said Simon Yendle, Facilities Management assistant vice president of […]

Gulf Shores approves $131 million contract to build new high school

NBC 15 News | by Keith Lane | Mon, February 5th 2024 Students in Gulf Shores City Schools (GSCS) will soon walk the halls of a brand new high school featuring an array of collaborative learning spaces, including cutting-edge classrooms uniquely designed to be scaled to accommodate class sizes from 20 to 200. The news […]

Alabama AGC Announces 2024 Board of Directors

ConstructionEquipmentGuide.com Alabama AGC has announced its executive committee and board of directors for 2024. As the new year begins, incoming board members aim to work together to bring construction professionals and related industries together to safeguard the interests and integrity of the workforce. Mac Caddell of Caddell Construction Co. (DE) LLC was named president, with […]

Enterprise, state officials witness continuing work on new vets home

ENTERPRISE, Ala (WDHN) — On Wednesday, November 22, Enterprise city leaders and Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs representatives toured the CSM Bennie G. Adkins State Veterans Home site. The nearly hour-long tour was taken by Mayor William E. Cooper, members of Enterprise City Council, city leaders, Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA) Commissioner Kent Davis […]

$50 million ‘tropical resort’ hotel coming to OWA in Foley

By Warren Kulo | wkulo@al.com A $50 million resort hotel with a tropical theme is slated to be the next addition to the OWA entertainment district in Foley. Announced Thursday by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, which owns and operates OWA, the new resort-style hotel is still in the planning stages, but expected to open […]

The Opus Group Announces Completion The Helmsman Apartments in Savannah Georgia

Located at 645 E. Broughton Street, the 104-unit building, which accommodates 283 residents, is now nearly fully leased. The Opus Group® announced the completion of The Helmsman, a five-story, boutique-style luxury apartment community in downtown Savannah near Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). The Helmsman borders Savannah’s historic district and is within walking distance to […]